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McDonald's boss steps down

Wed, 2015-01-28 14:18
McDonald's boss Don Thompson steps down after two and a half years in the job, as the company struggles with a declining customer base in its home market.

Earthquake recorded in East Midlands

Wed, 2015-01-28 14:18
An earthquake with a magnitude of 3.8 has been recorded in the East Midlands, the US Geological Survey reports.

VIDEO: Ebola vaccine 'looks well tolerated'

Wed, 2015-01-28 14:08
The first results of an experimental Ebola vaccine being tested in Oxford suggest it is safe.

Castro issues Guantanamo Bay demand

Wed, 2015-01-28 13:56
Cuba demands the US hands back the Guantanamo Bay military base before relations with Washington are normalised.

VIDEO: #BBCtrending: Preacher v Selfies

Wed, 2015-01-28 13:30
The preacher who says Muslim women shouldn’t post them

Sheff Utd 2-2 Tottenham (agg 2-3)

Wed, 2015-01-28 13:30
Tottenham set up a Capital One Cup final date with Chelsea at Wembley on 1 March with Christian Eriksen's late goal.

Mali & Guinea want lots rule changed

Wed, 2015-01-28 13:21
Managers and players from Mali and Guinea feel the drawing of lots should not be used to decide their Africa Cup of Nations fate.

Russia boycotts European rights body

Wed, 2015-01-28 13:20
The Russian delegation at the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe resumes its boycott in protest at Ukraine sanctions.

Bill 'for millions' over rail chaos

Wed, 2015-01-28 12:39
Network Rail issues Thames Water with a "multi-million pound bill" after leaks and a burst water main forced the cancellation of 1,000 trains.

'Coalition talks role' for Tory MPs

Wed, 2015-01-28 12:20
Backbench Conservative MPs expect to be given a key role in any coalition talks involving their party after the next election, BBC Newsnight understands.

Facebook earnings beat expectations

Wed, 2015-01-28 12:16
The social network reports fourth-quarter profits of $701m, a 34% increase from the same period a year earlier, buoyed by strong mobile advertising sales.

France releases anti-jihadist video

Wed, 2015-01-28 12:05
The French government hits back in the fight against home-gown jihadists by releasing an anti-extremism online video.

VIDEO: Star Wars toy sells for £18,000

Wed, 2015-01-28 11:47
A Star Wars fan who bought a toy 25 years ago for £50 sells it at auction in Teesside for £18,000.

Seattle star repeats himself again

Wed, 2015-01-28 11:25
Seattle Seahawks star Marshawn Lynch answered every reporters' question on Wednesday with, "You know why I'm here".

VIDEO: Inside Tripoli's battle-ravaged airport

Wed, 2015-01-28 11:21
Footage inside Tripoli's abandoned airport shows the extent of damage caused by clashes.

Coder creates smallest chess game

Wed, 2015-01-28 11:18
A computer programmer creates a computer chess program that takes up only 487 bytes of data, breaking a 33-year-old record.

Iran picks new United Nations envoy

Wed, 2015-01-28 11:09
Iran has selected Gholamali Khoshru as its ambassador to the United Nations in New York, less than one year after the US rejected its first choice.

Fed to remain 'patient' on rate rise

Wed, 2015-01-28 10:58
The US Federal Reserve reiterates that it will be patient in raising interest rates, but adds it is weighing "international developments".

Guinea 1-1 Mali

Wed, 2015-01-28 10:58
Lots will decide whether Guinea or Mali reach the Africa Cup of Nations quarter-finals after they drew in Mongomo.

Skull clue to exodus from Africa

Wed, 2015-01-28 10:43
An ancient skull discovered in Israel could shed light on the migration of modern humans out of Africa some 60,000 years ago.